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6 Ophthalmologists Eye Protection Tips For Recreational And Professional Sports

New research shows that about 30,000 people in the U.S. go to emergency departments each year with sports-related eye injuries, a substantially higher estimate than previously reported. April is the Sports Eye Safety Month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology -the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - reminds the public that the right protective eyewear is the best defense against eye injury.Basketball, baseball and air/paintball guns, are three sports accounted for...

Eye safety in sports and recreation

Share:FacebookTwitterEye injuries at sports and recreation can have serious consequences, even leading to loss of sight and an end to a promising career. Of the many sports and recreation-related eye injuries that occur each year, 90 per cent are preventable through use of appropriate protective eyewear. The risk of eye injury can vary depending on the activity. Make sure the level of eye protection you or others in your family use is appropriate for the type of activity. Regular eyeglasses...

Optical Academy Provides On-Site Eye Exams, Eyewear, and Same-Day Glasses for Over 30,000 Temporary Housing Students

CLIFTON, N.J., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Optical Academy is providing more than 30,000 temporary housing students and over 30 schools with on-site eye exams, eyewear, and same-day labs in just 16-weeks for the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE)."We love our partnership with the NYCDOE who believes in us and our onsite eye care program to provide better care for the most fragile students of NYC.  In New York alone, we provide hundreds of thousands of students with the...